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From Bill Dudney <bdud...@mac.com>
Subject Re: [wadi-dev] Time for a name change?
Date Mon, 19 Dec 2005 13:16:18 GMT
:-)

I'm keen for Wadi = 'an app dist infra' instead of the recursive  
acronym but I have to admit given my affinity for Emacs I kind of  
like the recursion.

TTFN,

-bd-

On Dec 19, 2005, at 3:20 AM, Jules Gosnell wrote:

>
> I came up with a new acronym for WADI (only a slight change) on a  
> beer fuelled evening in San Diego last week.
>
> I wanted to see if it stood up to examination in the cold harsh  
> light of day....
>
> "Web Application Distribution Infrastructure" -> "WADI Application  
> Distribution Infrastructure" i.e. "an application distribution  
> infrastructure that is called WADI".
>
> It's a self-referential acronym a la 'GNU' - bound to cause head- 
> scratching amongst the non-initiated and perhaps a trifle 'up  
> itself' (like me :-) ), but ... also a move away from a web- 
> oriented name that causes minimal disturbance...
>
> Comments ?
>
>
> Jules
>
>
> -- 
> "Open Source is a self-assembling organism. You dangle a piece of
> string into a super-saturated solution and a whole operating-system
> crystallises out around it."
>
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